Summary: The Name of Jesus can change your life. God wants us to use His name in everything we do, even a cup of water given in His name has it’s reward. How important is the name of Jesus to you? Is the name of Jesus on your lips in te morning? During the da
ILL>> The name McNair means different things to different people... Steve McNair = football player
... McNair County... McNair Brothers...
But Jesus has a name above all names ...
ILL>>>Charley Cotton @ prison guard school - one guy said - I am _____ and I love Jesus - “You could have heard a pin drop.
Phi 2:9 Therefore God has highly exalted Him, and has given Him a name which is above every name,
Phi 2:10 that at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, Phi 2:11 and that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.
Jesus –“is a transliteration of the Heb. ‘Joshua,’ meaning ‘Jehovah is salvation,’
Isaiah 9:6 (quickview) "For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.
The Name of Jesus can change your life. God wants us to use His name in everything we do, even a cup of water given in His name has it’s reward. How important is the name of Jesus to you? Is the name of Jesus on your lips in te morning? During the day? At night as you go to bed?
WE NEED TO TAKE THE NAME OF JESUS WITH US AT ALL TIMES!
Mar 9:41 For whoever shall give you a cup of water to drink in My name, because you belong to Christ, truly I say to you, He shall not lose his reward. LIFE IN THE NAME OF JESUS ALSO HAS IT’S REWARDS.
Act 16:18 (quickview)  And this did she many days. But Paul, being grieved, turned and said to the spirit, I command thee in the name of Jesus Christ to come out of her. And he came out the same hour.
Luk 9:49 And John answered and said, Master, we saw one casting out devils in thy name; and we forbad him, because he followeth not with us.
Luk 9:50 And Jesus said unto him, Forbid him not:
WE NEED TO TAKE THE NAME OF JESUS WITH US BECAUSE
I. There is power in the NAME of JESUS 1-16
The expression means “by his authority,” or “in virtue of power derived from him.”
A. HELPING POWER v1-3 (asked for...) ----People still ask for HELP!
Thus, if we would attempt to good purpose the healing of men’s souls, we must go forth in the name and power of Jesus Christ, calling on helpless sinners to arise and walk in the way of holiness, by faith in Him. How sweet the thought to our souls, that in respect to all the crippled faculties of our fallen nature, the name of Jesus Christ of Nazareth can make us whole! With what holy joy and rapture shall we tread the holy courts, when God the Spirit causes us to enter therein by his strength! -- Matthew Henry
B. HEALING POWER v4-6 ----People still look to us for the HEALING power of God!
C. HOLDING POWER v7 “took him by the hand” People still need a hand to hold on to
D. HALLELUJAH POWER v8-9
Questions from the crowd...
What is this AMAZING power? V 11-12 ?????? - Now everyone was staring v12 so intently